Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Trabecular Metal Zimmer Dental implant

Según U.S. Food and Drug Administration, este evento ( retiro de equipo (recall) ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en United States que fue producido por Zimmer Dental Inc.

¿Qué es esto?

Una corrección al equipo o acción de retiro tomada por el fabricante para abordar un problema con un dispositivo médico. Los retiros (recalls) ocurren cuando un dispositivo médico está defectuoso, cuando puede poner en riesgo la salud, o cuando simultáneamente está defectuoso y puede poner en riesgo la salud.

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  • Tipo de evento
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
  • Fecha de publicación del evento
  • Estado del evento
  • País del evento
  • Fecha de finalización del evento
  • Fuente del evento
  • URL de la fuente del evento
  • Notas / Alertas
    U.S. data is current through June 2018. All of the data comes from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, except for the category Manufacturer Parent Company.
    The Parent Company was added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records.
  • Notas adicionales en la data
    Implant, endosseous, root-form - Product Code DZE
  • Causa
    Information specific to the 3.7 mmd and 4.1 mmd trabecular metal zimmer dental implants was omitted from the latest revision of the applicable ifu in the indications, contraindications, and precautions sections.
  • Acción
    Zimmer sent an Urgent Device Correction letter dated January 6, 2016 to all affected customers.. The letter identified the affected product, problem and actions to be taken. Customers were asked to do the following; review the notice and check inventory for the affected units, ff they wish to keep the product familiarize themselves with the Technical Bulletin information, if they wish to return the affected product call Zimmer Dental Customer Service at 1-800-854-7019 to obtain a Return Authorization Number and to setup a FedEx pick-up to return the products, and complete Attachment 1, the Business Reply Form. It was requested that customers maintain a copy of the noticeand a signed copy of Attachment 1 for your records. For assistance or any other questions contact Zimmer Dental Customer Service at 1-800-854-7019. Customer Service is available 7:00am to 5:00pm (Pacific), Monday through Friday.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot # 63193920 63244217
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution. US Nationwide in the states of NY, CA, KS, NJ, CO, MI, MD, WA, CT, KY, OR, OH, IA, SC, AZ, AK, IN, TN, WI, FL, AL, UT, WY, MA, PA, MN, IL, MI, GA, ND, RI, including Puerto Rico; and the countries of Thailand, France, Germany, Colombia, Hungary, Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, Poland, Spain, and Italy
  • Descripción del producto
    IMPLANT,TM, MTX FULL || 3.7 mm x 11.5 mm || diameter 3.5 mm || Catalog #TMTB11 || Product Usage: || Zimmer Dental implant systems are designed for use in the maxilla or mandible for immediate loading or for loading after a conventional healing period. Implants may be used to replace one or more missing teeth. Immediate loading is indicated when there is good primary stability and an appropriate occlusal load.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Zimmer Dental Inc, 1900 Aston Ave, Carlsbad CA 92008-7308
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Comentario del fabricante
    “The safety of patients has always been, and continues to be, Zimmer Biomet’s top priority and it is our honor to be a leader in this industry for the past 90 years,” Zimmer Biomet told ICIJ in a statement. “We adhere to strict regulatory standards, and work closely with the FDA and all applicable regulatory agencies in each of our regions as part of our commitment to operating a first-rate quality management system across our global manufacturing network. The company added that it is focused on staying at the forefront of innovation and doing right by the millions of patients who rely on the company’s products.
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